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John Hawkes To Make New York Stage Debut In Lost Lake

Actor John Hawkes is set to make his official New York stage debut in new play Lost Lake.The Lincoln star will play the owner of a run-down lakeside property opposite The Devil Wears Prada's Tracie...

Zooey Deschanel Joins The Driftless Area

Zooey Deschanel has been cast in 'The Driftless Area'.The 'New Girl' star will play an ''enigmatic woman'' in co-writer and director Zachary Sluser's dark comedy for Unified Pictures and Bron Studios.The screenplay is being adapted...

Sam Worthington And Robin Wright Join Everest

Sam Worthington and Robin Wright will join the cast of 'Everest'. The 37-year-old actor - who is known for his portrayal of Jake Sully in 'Avatar' - and the 'House of Cards' actress - who...

Toronto Film Festival To Open With Wikileaks Movie 'The Fifth Estate' [Trailer]

The Fifth Estate, the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring biopic of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will be the opening film at at this years annual Toronto International Film Festival. The film festival will also feature advanced screenings of...

Josh Brolin And Jake Gyllenhaal To Star In Everest

Josh Brolin and Jake Gyllenhaal are in negotiations to star in 'Everest'.The Hollywood actors have been eyed up by director Baltasar Kormákur - known for upcoming movie '2 Guns' - for the lead roles in...

Final Ballots For Screen Actors Guild Awards In Today

We won't know who'll walk away with the top prizes on offer at this year's Screen Actors Guild until Sunday (Jan 27), but there are a few people who might know already as the deadline...

The Sessions Review - Helen Hunt And John Hawkes Hailed For Sensitive Performances

Helen Hunt and John Hawkes star in this delicately-handled story of Mark O’Brien (Hawkes) in an iron lung, who – at the age of 38 - decides that he wishes to lose his virginity. Help...

With Unanimous Praise From Critics, Why Isn't The Sessions Up For More Oscars?

Based on the autobiographical writings of journalist and poet Mark O'Brien, The Sessions - starring Helen Hunt and John Hawkes - hits cinemas in the UK today (January 18, 2013) - on the back of...

Helen Hunt Says Sessions Sex Scene Is Extraordinary

Helen Hunt says her stark sex scene in her new movie 'The Sessions' is ''extraordinary''.The 49-year-old stars as sex surrogate Cheryl in the real-life story of how she helped paralysed journalist and poet Mark O'Brien,...

Helen Hunt: The Sessions' Nudity Was 'Liberating'

Helen Hunt found her nude scenes in 'The Sessions' liberating.The veteran actress plays a sex surrogate who is hired by a disabled man with an iron lung (John Hawkes) to help him lose his virginity,...

Helen Hunt Surprised At The Sessions Success

Helen Hunt never imagined 'The Sessions' would be so successful.The 49-year-old actress plays sex surrogate Cheryl Cohen Greene in the film about a paralysed man's desire to lose his virginity, and it has already received...

Lincoln Leads Golden Globe Nominations

'Lincoln' leads the Golden Globe 2013 nominations with seven nods. Steven Spielberg's biopic about former US President Abraham Lincoln is up for a host of top prizes including Best Drama, Best Director, Best Actor for...

Lincoln Leads Golden Globe Nominations

'Lincoln' leads the Golden Globe 2013 nominations with seven nods. Steven Spielberg's biopic about former US President Abraham Lincoln is up for a host of top prizes including Best Drama, Best Director, Best Actor for...

Denzel Washington Set For Oscar Success With ‘Flight’?

Denzel Washington’s latest film, Flight, has garnered much praise already – and for all the right reasons too – with Washington already tipped for Oscar glory for his staring role.The film itself, directed by Robert...

The Sessions Director Wanted Real-life Disabled Man In John Hawkes' Role

Director Ben Lewin was forced to hire actor John Hawkes to play a crippled polio survivor in The Sessions after failing to find a real-life disabled man for the part.The Winter's Bone star is gaining...

The Sessions: Does Paralyzed Virgin, Plus Sex Surrogate, Plus Helen Hunt, Equal Oscar?

The Sessions, an indie-drama about a paralyzed poet who hires a sex surrogate to lose his virginity, is creating quite a buzz as awards' season approaches. The movie, directed by Ben Lewin and starring Helen...

Helen Hunt Was Desperate To Be With Daughter

Helen Hunt admits she was acting ''selfishly'' when she took time out from Hollywood to raise her daughter.The Oscar-winning actress decided to take a hiatus from films to look after Makena, now eight, but confesses...

Hot Tickets! This Weekend's Movie Releases: The Sessions, Paranormal Activity 4, Alex Cross

We’re entering something of a pre-Christmas lull in the land of the blockbuster movie but there is still plenty of activity in the land of cinema this weekend… and not all of it is paranormal.The...

'The Sessions', Starring Helen Hunt And John Hawkes, Set For Oscar Success

Fringe director Ben Lewis' newest work, The Sessions has sparked a buzz among film crowds. Not only does it feature some of the top names in Hollywood - Helen Hunt and John Hawkes - but...

Frankenweenie Brings The Bfi Film Festival 2012 To Life

It's only right that a film about a dog named Sparky being brought back to life by his school-boy owner, firstly, be the creation of king of Halloween Tim Burton, and secondly that it be...

John Hawkes: 'There Won't Be Any Lawsuits About Neck And Spine Issues'

Oscar nominee John Hawkes insists he only has himself to blame for his ongoing back and neck issues following the making of new film The Sessions - because he refused to use a body double...

Bill Murray Joins ‘Best Actor’ Oscar Race With ‘Hyde Park On Hudson’

Bill Murray has officially entered the race for the coveted ‘Best Actor’ Oscar after his performance as Franklin D. Roosevelt in ‘Hyde Park on Hudson’ garnered high praise from critics following its screening at the...

Jennifer Aniston To Play In 'Jackie Brown' Prequel, Is Unfazed Over Topless Shoots

Jennifer Aniston has joined the cast of 'The Switch', a prequel to Tarantino's 'Jackie Brown'. Jennifer Aniston has also revealed that she isn't bothered about going topless for movies.'The Switch', which will be based on...

Jennifer Aniston In Talks For The Switch

Jennifer Aniston and Dennis Quaid are in talks to join the cast of 'The Switch'.The 'Wanderlust' actress - who previously starred in a movie with the same name alongside Jason Bateman - is up for...

John Hawkes Damaged His Spine For Role In The Surrogate

Actor John Hawkes is facing long-term health problems after destroying the curvature in his spine while playing a bed-ridden poet in The Surrogate.In the film, which is based on a true story, the Winter's Bone...

Joseph Gordon-levitt For Lincoln Role

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is set to star in Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln'. The 'Inception' actor is in negotiations to play the role of 16th US President Abraham Lincoln's son Robert Todd in the movie, which features Daniel...

Jennifer Lawrence Speechless After Oscar Nomination

JENNIFER LAWRENCE, the American actress who was yesterday (25th January 2011) nominated for an OSCAR for her role in the movie 'Winter's Bone' was left speechless by her inclusion in the Academy's list, reports Entertainment...

Jennifer Lawrence Reacts To Surprise Oscar Nomination

Jennifer Lawrence, the 20-year-old American actress and star of the new movie 'Winter's Bone', says she can't begin to describe how she feels after being nominated for 'Best Actress' at the Oscars. Lawrence and her...

John Hawkes Is The Surprise Oscar Nominee For 2011

John Hawkes, the 51-year-old American actor whose previous roles have included appearances on 'Psych', 'Monk' and 'Without a Trace', has been nominated for the 'Best Supporting Actor' award at this year's Academy Awards. Hawkes' was...

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